Sunday, April 23, 2017

Fresh, April 23

Petapixel Minecraft in Real Life.  Retoucher Turns Real Animals Into Cubic Creations.  Visit site  ▷

marmotsadventures Into the heart of Bears Ears National Monument.  We have skirted in and around Bears Ears for the last 70 miles, but today we dropped into Dark Canyon; deep into the wild roadless part of this special place.  Visit site  ▷

The Washington Post For the first time on record, human-caused climate change has rerouted an entire river.  In mid-2016, the retreat of a very large glacier in Canada's Yukon territory led to the rerouting of its vast stream of meltwater from one river system to another.  Visit site  ▷

Always Wanderlust Excuse me. Will the Real Mitad del Mundo Please Stand Up?  Well, just don't tell anyone about it and hope they don't find out.  Visit site  ▷

FarStrider Emergency shelter, fully enclosed tent with floor in less then 3 min, from 2x3 tarp.  It is one of the things that everybody interested in surviving and travelling through the wilderness must know how to do.  Visit site  ▷

reddit/r/Ultralight My two go-to tarp pitches: A-Frame and Half Pyramid [video].  A video for my tarp setup, showing my two go-to pitches: A-frame and the Half Pyramid.  Visit site  ▷

YAMA Mountain Gear Materials.  Selecting the best material for your tent or tarp is an important decision.  Visit site  ▷

Adventure Journal This One-Person Tent Makes Me Want to Ditch my Backpacking Partner.  I've been pretty pumped to try out Nemo Equipment's new ultralight Hornet Elite 1P tent.  Visit site  ▷

Mile Hike Guys How to DIY a backpack part 2 — The Begining.  The material you use warrants some thought. There are several good all-around fabrics, and a few specific ones, and I'll be covering what my thought process is/was.  Visit site  ▷

Breaking UK news Icebergs draw hundreds to small town in Canada.  Over the Easter weekend, the first enormous ice mountains of the season emerged.  Visit site  ▷

JackNoen Hornstrandir.  We were told the last inhabitants of Hornstrandir left in the 1950's because it was so remote and tough to live.  Visit site  ▷

LA Times The trees that make Southern California shady and green are dying. Fast.  There will be no miraculous recovery of these urban ecosystems after the beetles are done with them.  Visit site  ▷

The Outdoor Society Olympic Inspiration: Cub Peak, A Bear of a Hike in Olympic National Park.  With switchbacks starting right away and never letting up, this is officially one of the most difficult day hiking trails on the Olympic Peninsula.  Visit site  ▷

Atlas Obscura The Embarrassing History of Crap Thrown Into Yellowstone's Geysers.  Laundry, horseshoes, coins, and the collective decency of humanity.  Visit site  ▷

The Adirondack Almanack New Analysis: Freshwater Lakes Getting Saltier.  Due to development and exposure to road salt.  Visit site  ▷

Discover Magazine Get Lost in Mega-Tunnels Dug by South American Megafauna.  When Frank found a suitable passage, he squeezed through an elliptical shaft roughly four-feet wide, 65-feet long and lined with claw marks.  Visit site  ▷

The Walrus The Benefits of Solitude.  Here were imponderable processes and forces of the cosmos, harmonious and soundless. Harmony, that was it!  Visit site  ▷

The Outdoor Society Mount Rainier National Park Added Nearly $65 Million to Local Economy in 2016.  Who knew that mountain climbing would be more popular than shopping?  Visit site  ▷

The Outdoor Society Olympic National Park Added Nearly $400 Million to Local Economy in 2016.  Despite the budget cuts of previous years, the parks are prevailing and your love for them is sending a message to an administration that doesn't seem to value our most precious of lands.  Visit site  ▷

ak schmidtshow Rich Girls and The Little Boats That Could.  2894 miles of flying, 734 miles of driving, 94 miles of rafting, 38 miles of hiking.  Visit site  ▷

Ultralight and Comfortable Gear Review: Merrell all out terra trail shoes.  I was thinking of starting my own company with my own shoe design. I left the shoe store with pair of Allout terra shoes and never looked backed.  Visit site  ▷

Climbing Nutrition Juice Is Nature's Soda.  If you really want to get the benefits of fruit, eat it whole, and leave it there.  Visit site  ▷

The Shooting Star Why Long Term Travel is More Like Real Life and Less Like Instagram.  I cringe every time I scroll through my feed. Because the depiction of long term travel on Instagram often tends to be far, far removed from reality.  Visit site  ▷

Daily Mail Online Instagram hot spots that tourists risk their lives visiting for holiday snap.  The scariest part wasn't that the plank was the only thing between me and a 5,000 ft drop — it was the insane amount of people crossing in both directions.  Visit site  ▷

Popular Science I spent a week exploring how we'll have to live in post-water America.  I decided to see how low one person could go to ease the problem, and whether that could make a difference.  Visit site  ▷

Mashable Earth in limbo: Gripping photos of what's at stake.  In honor of Earth Day's 45th anniversary, we're here to remind you of the beautiful, massive world we call home.  Visit site  ▷

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